|Botchan - Sōseki Natsume|
LibriVox recording of Botchan, by Sōseki Natsume. Read by Availle. Botchan is the story of a young math teacher from Tokyo whose very first assignment takes him to a middle school in the country side. His arrival there is not very lucky: The pupils are bound to test his perseverance and cheerily comment every one of his perceived missteps. In the teacher's room, he soon finds himself in the middle of an intrigue between the jovial "Porcupine" and the fat "Hubbard Squash" on one side, and the ef...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Japan; morality; teaching
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|The Reef - Edith Wharton|
LibriVox recording of The Reef, by Edith Wharton. George Darrow, Anna Leath's first love, is finally coming from London to propose to her. However, he drifts to an affair with Sophy Viner, Anna's daughter's naïve and young governess. Sophy's relationship with Darrow and Anna's family can threaten his success. In this novel, as in many of Wharton's other well known novels, we see the eternal love triangle...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; romance; love triangle
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|Through the Looking-Glass - Lewis Carroll|
LibriVox recording of Through the Looking-Glass, by Lewis Carroll. Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) is a work of children's literature by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), generally categorized as literary nonsense. It is the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865). Although it makes no reference to the events in the earlier book, the themes and settings of Through the Looking-Glass make it a kind of mirror image of Wonderland: the first book begins ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; childrens; adventure; fiction; carroll; alice
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|Ramona - Helen Hunt Jackson|
LibriVox recording of Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson. Ramona, a novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson (1884), is the story of a part-Scottish and part-Native American orphan girl growing up and getting married in Southern California, suffering racial discrimination and hardship. Originally serialized in the Christian Union on a weekly basis, the novel became immensely popular. Overall, it has had more than 300 printings, been made into four film versions, and has been performed as an outdoor play an...
Keywords: ibrivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; historical fiction
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